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cause of death in the u.s.. we spend a heck of a lot of time and energy on hard prevention and heart disease. cancer, a lot of money going to cancer. we are just now beginning to recognize that this is number three and some people have told me, after i wrote "unaccountable" there is not really a medical mistake problem in the u.s. and i think we are starting to to just now accept that this is something we have got to start talking honestly about. >> host: so, we know that there is tremendous care that is received here in the u.s. and certainly at the institution that you trained at but this concept of kind of equality and disparity of quality. you got interested in it during her doctoral program at harvard. can you talk a little bit about how you came into that and what your interest was in really where did the field come from? >> guest: well, i think it just started to be recognized as a field when i was a student. it was sort of a right time, right place kind of thing. i had this frustrating experience with a patient of mine that i was assigned to follow. her name was missed his ta
of time and energy on our prevention and disease. cancer. a ton of money going into cancer. we are just now beginning to recognize that this is number three. and some people have told me after i wrote unaccountable there's not really a medical mistake problem in the u.s. and i think that we are just now starting to accept that this is something that we have to start talking honestly about. went >> host: we know there is tremendous care received in the u.s. certainly in the u.s. that you've trained but this concept but the quality and a disparity in quality you got interested in it during your doctoral program at harvard. can you talk a little bit about how you came into that and what your interest was and where did the field come from? >> guest: it started to be recognized as a field student. was the right place, right time thing. i had a frustrating experience with a patient of mine that i was assigned to follow. her name was mrs. banks and she is in the opening of the book. she really didn't want anything done for her cancer that had spread all over. the doctors clearly wanted to do s
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